orca

Video footage shows orcas just metres away from couple in rowing boat

A COUPLE have spoken about their “amazing” experience after a pod of orcas put on a display just metres away from their rowing boat. Ryan and Sara Leith enjoyed the close encounter on Wednesday during a break on Shetland’s Westside. They came across the seven-strong pod while out on a 12 foot rowing boat – […] Shetland News …


New study aims to explore orcas’ foraging habits in Shetland

A PHD student is set to carry out a study of orcas in Shetland over the next few years in a bid to better understand their foraging habits. Julia Sutherland, who is with the sea mammal research unit at the University of St Andrews, said it will feed into research investigating causes of harbour seal […] Shetland News …